You must have completed an obedience course to enroll. Your dog MUST have some self control.
In this course you & your dog will practice your good manners skills maneuvering around obstacles that are common in a nursing home environment. Your dog will learn to be calm even in a situation that may be uncomfortable, how to best maneuver to be easily petted, make controlled approaches to people in wheelchairs/walkers/canes, and you will learn how to be aware of where your dog is, what he is doing and how to keep his tail, feet, eyes & ears safe. You and your dog will also make a visitation under the supervision of instructor. Test will be at a different location.
This course will help you prepare you and your dog for a Therapy Dog evaluation. We will have a Therapy Dog Evaluator test you
and your dog and when passed you can register as a Therapy team with Therapy Dog International (TDI) or Delta Society